Handbags for Homes

By April 12, 2016Appearances

logo_typewriterinvites you to join us for this fun event!


Thursday, June 23, 2016  at 6:00pm
Women’s Athletic Club, 626 N Michigan Ave

Handbags for Homes is a signature event for Chicago’s professional women to network, enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and have fun while helping to end homelessness in Chicago. Handbags for Homes will showcase a fabulous collection of designer purses, which guests can win by buying raffle tickets. 

Check out this year’s purses here!
Proceeds for this event go directly to support our work to prevent and end homelessness.
Planning Committee:
Maureen Gillespie, Carolyn Lagor, Maria Nasharr, Sylvia Perez, Nikki Van Haverbeke, and Carolyn Wine.
Host Committee*:

Aurora Austriaco, Lisa Bertagna, Catherine Derks, Ginger Downs, Beth Engel, Susan Ferris, Christine Gallagher Kearney, Christine Hunt, Sarah Hunt, JenniferKatsoulis, Katherine Lewis, Maureen O’Connor, Andie Peirce, Nicole Petkova, Denis Pierce, Katrina Pipasts, Amanda ReCupido, Liz Sciortino, Jamie Schwartz, Vivian Smith-Del Toro, Ina Stewart Murray, and Pete and Joan Vilim.
Sponsors (as of April 7th)*:
Alan Stone Family Charitable Foundation, Attorneys Title Guarantee Fund, Inc., Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago Association of Realtors, Cuore E Mani Foundation, MB Financial, Peoples Gas, Pierce and Associates, Polsinelli, Thomas F. Moran, and Waterton.
*To join our Host Committee or learn about sponsorship opportunities: Please contact Stefanie Skaggs via phone at 312 379-0301 x26 or email at sskaggs@allchicago.org.
About All Chicago: On any given night, more than 6,700 Chicagoans don’t have a place to call home. Tens of thousands more are just one unexpected setback away from joining them.
All Chicago effectively combines immediate resources with long term strategies to address the complex issue of homelessness. Our Emergency Fund program provides critical financial assistance to people experiencing an emergency that could lead to homelessness or other crises. Our Chicago Alliance program analyzes, recommends, and collaboratively implements sustainable housing solutions for Chicago. Our Learning Center program researches leading practices and offers educational opportunities for all those working to end homelessness.

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